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How to Keep Your Cool During Family Gatherings: A Guide for the Childfree

How to Keep Your Cool During Family Gatherings: A Guide for the Childfree

Many of you will be spending time in close quarters with your families this week. I’m going to put it out there now: I am notoriously bad at family gatherings. This post may be more about my own catharsis than anything—I am one of those selfish millennials after all 😉 Anyway, if you were looking for an […]

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Childfree or Childless: Does Terminology Really Matter?

Childfree or Childless Does: Terminology Really Matter?

I am childless but that’s not the adjective I’d use to describe myself. There’s no question that not having children is a big part of my identity. However, I like to think I’m more than just that. And, for starters, I like to view myself as childfree as opposed to childless. You, on the other […]

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Hiding From Halloween + Free Printable ‘No Trick-or-Treating’ Doorknob Hanger

Hiding From Halloween + Free Printable 'No Trick-or-Treating' Doorknob Hanger

October is somehow turning into November but alas, not before Halloween comes and goes. Being childfree during a very child-centric holiday is…interesting, to say the least. And it only gets more interesting in a small town. While some childfree people dislike kids, others do not, and while some people love Halloween, others do not. My […]

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Nine Things I Love About My Childfree Marriage

Nine Things I Love About My Childfree Marriage

October brings so many of my favorite things—cool weather, chunky sweaters, pumpkin everything, Colin’s and my wedding anniversary! October also means vacation in our household. You see, when my husband and I were on our honeymoon, we got to wondering why people only take one honeymoon. What prevents us from doing this every year? For many, the […]

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When Having It All Means Not Having Kids — Guest Post by The Childfree Wife

When Having It All Means Not Having Kids Guest Post by The Childfree Wife

When Having It All Means Not Having Kids by: The Childfree Wife In a time when being insta-famous is a legitimate career choice and being a feminist means being Superwoman, I can hand-on-my-heart say, “I am childfree by choice and I don’t have it all…by choice!” Yep, I do have tons of spare time, few […]

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Talking About Tokophobia — The Fear of Pregnancy

Tokophobia — The Fear of Pregnancy

Talking About Tokophobia — The Fear of Pregnancy Tokophobia — the fear of pregnancy —affects up ten percent of women today. While most women with tokophobia are actually not childfree, as many as one in ten childfree women have this fear. Because of this, I think tokophobia needs our attention. So, let’s talk about it! […]

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My So-Called Selfish Life — An Upcoming Childfree Documentary

My So-Called Life — An Upcoming Childfree Documentary

Click HERE to help fund this film! What is the biggest misconception about childfree people? The one I hear the most is that we are selfish. In fact, just two days ago I got a lovely (lovely is code for totally not lovely) comment describing how selfish I am as a childfree millennial. And that’s […]

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What in the World is Antinatalism? I Ask Antinatalists to Find Out

what is antinatalism?

What in the World is Antinatalism? I Ask Antinatalists to Find Out Just what is antinatalism? My first time hearing the word was while listening to a podcast, which podcast I, unfortunately, do not remember (UPDATE: Reader Marcus figured out that this is the interview I heard via YouTube as opposed to a podcast). However, […]

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What Makes A Woman A ‘Real’ Woman?

What Makes A Woman A 'Real' Woman?

What Makes A Woman A ‘Real’ Woman? When Serena Williams spoke with Stellar Magazine about awaiting the birth of her first child, things took an interesting turn. Williams explained to Stellar, “I am about to be a real woman now, you know? It’s going to be something incredibly impressive to go through.” Her tactless remarks […]

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Winning the Liebster Award – Childfree Blogger Recognition

Winning the Liebster Award – Childfree Blogger Recognition Many thanks to April of Travelling Wanderer for nominating me to receive the Liebster Award! Prior to this nomination, I only knew that this award was one for bloggers. I always thought it was neat to see people recognized for their blogging work but I didn’t foresee […]

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